Obit: Poirier, Carol M. #2 (1941 - 1960)


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Surnames: Poirier, Wincentsen


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/14/1960


Poirier, Carol M. #2 (20 DEC 1941 - 29 MAR 1960)


Carol Marie Poirier, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Poirier of rural Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), died at 2:30 a.m. March 29, 1960 in St. Mary’s Hospital at Wausau, where she was admitted Sunday evening after suffering a stroke while tobogganing at Perkinstown.  She underwent surgery Monday.


Carol was born Dec. 20, 1941 at Wittenberg.  She attended schools in Owen and at Greenwood and Eaton Center.  The family lived in several Wisconsin localities and came to the Greenwood area from Merrillan in 1954.


Surviving besides her parents are two brother, Orin and Edwin, and three sisters, Mary Lou, Shirley Ann and Ruth Elaine, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wincentsen of Wittenberg.  She was preceded in death by a twin sister and a brother.


Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from Grace Methodist Church in Greenwood.  The Rev. Darrell Bush of Greenwood, preacher at the West Beaver Chapel, officiated.  He was assisted by the Rev. Ethel Nulton.  Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Pallbearers were Steven Hemmersbach, Dale Bush, David Warren, Tommy Proctor and Ronald and Jerry Luguin.


Merrill Dunn, accompanied by Mrs. Dunn, sang a solo, "God Leads His Dear Children Along," and two duets, "Shall We Gather at the River" and "Beyond the Sunset" were sung by Mary Syth and JoAnn Peterson, accompanied by Mrs. Donald Dixon.




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